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Understanding Sexual Violence : A Study of Convicted Rapists

By: Scully, Diana.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Perspectives on Gender: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (218 p.).ISBN: 9781135220204.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Understanding Sexual Violence : A Study of Convicted RapistsOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 A Glimpse Inside; Androcentric Bias in the Sciences; The Need for Feminist Research on Men's World; Are Convicted Rapists the Best Targets?; Lasting Impressions: A Woman's View of Life Inside Men's Prisons; In the Company of Rapists; The Interview: A Social Encounter; Protecting the Rights of Participants; Do Convicts ""Con""?; Trials and Tribulations of Prison Research; 2 Rape Is the Problem; Rape as Women's Problem; The Medicalization of Rape; Is Rape a Disease?; Blaming the Victim
Why Isn't Rape Men's Problem?Culture's Contribution; The All-American Crime; The Boy Next Door; Pornography and the Normalization of Rape; Rape as Learned and Rewarding Behavior; 3 Profile of Convicted Rapists; History and Background; Childhood and Parental Relationships; Family Violence and,Child Abuse; Sexual Experiences and Relationships with Women; Psychiatric History and Alcohol/Drug Use; Careers in Crime; Attitudes and Beliefs; Women on a Pedestal; Men Who Rape and Masculinity; Myths, Stereotypes, and Definitions of Rape; Summary Profile of Convicted Rapists
4 Nothing Is Rape: Justifying Sexual ViolenceLearning to Rape; Denying Rape; Women as Seductresses; Women Mean Yes When They Say No; Women Eventually ""Relax and Enjoy It""; Nice Girls Don't Get Raped; Only a Minor Wrongdoing; Macho Man Image; Imperceptiveness and Distorted Self-Image; ''Just Something I Wanted to Do""; Justifying Rape; 5 No One Is a Rapist: Excusing Sexual Violence; Admitting Rape; The Role of Alcohol and Drugs in Sexual Violence; The Sick Role; Nice Guy; ""A Dangerous and Vicious Animal""; ""Dirty and Degraded""; Excusing Sexual Violence
6 Rape: A Low-Risk, High-Reward CrimeWhat Men Gain from Sexual Violence; Revenge and Punishment; An Added Bonus; Sexual Access; Impersonal Sex, Rape Fantasy, and Pornography; Recreation and Adventure; Feeling Good; Rape: Some Men's Pleasure; 7 Isn't Rape Men's Problem?; Cultural Origins of the Motivation to Rape; Types of Men Who Rape; ""Pedestal"" Values and Other Dangerous Attitudes; Patriarchy and the Inevitability of Sexual Violence; Afterword: Defending Against Rape; Fear of Rape; What Would a Rapist Do?; Stranger Rapes; Group Rapes; Acquaintance Rapes; Defending Against Rape
BibliographyAbout the Author; Index
Summary: <STRONG></STRONG><STRONG><EM>Understanding Sexual Violence</EM></STRONG> examines the structural supports for rape in sexually violent cultures and dispels a number of myths about sexual violence--for example, that childhood abuse, alcohol, and drugs are direct causes of rape.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 A Glimpse Inside; Androcentric Bias in the Sciences; The Need for Feminist Research on Men's World; Are Convicted Rapists the Best Targets?; Lasting Impressions: A Woman's View of Life Inside Men's Prisons; In the Company of Rapists; The Interview: A Social Encounter; Protecting the Rights of Participants; Do Convicts ""Con""?; Trials and Tribulations of Prison Research; 2 Rape Is the Problem; Rape as Women's Problem; The Medicalization of Rape; Is Rape a Disease?; Blaming the Victim

Why Isn't Rape Men's Problem?Culture's Contribution; The All-American Crime; The Boy Next Door; Pornography and the Normalization of Rape; Rape as Learned and Rewarding Behavior; 3 Profile of Convicted Rapists; History and Background; Childhood and Parental Relationships; Family Violence and,Child Abuse; Sexual Experiences and Relationships with Women; Psychiatric History and Alcohol/Drug Use; Careers in Crime; Attitudes and Beliefs; Women on a Pedestal; Men Who Rape and Masculinity; Myths, Stereotypes, and Definitions of Rape; Summary Profile of Convicted Rapists

4 Nothing Is Rape: Justifying Sexual ViolenceLearning to Rape; Denying Rape; Women as Seductresses; Women Mean Yes When They Say No; Women Eventually ""Relax and Enjoy It""; Nice Girls Don't Get Raped; Only a Minor Wrongdoing; Macho Man Image; Imperceptiveness and Distorted Self-Image; ''Just Something I Wanted to Do""; Justifying Rape; 5 No One Is a Rapist: Excusing Sexual Violence; Admitting Rape; The Role of Alcohol and Drugs in Sexual Violence; The Sick Role; Nice Guy; ""A Dangerous and Vicious Animal""; ""Dirty and Degraded""; Excusing Sexual Violence

6 Rape: A Low-Risk, High-Reward CrimeWhat Men Gain from Sexual Violence; Revenge and Punishment; An Added Bonus; Sexual Access; Impersonal Sex, Rape Fantasy, and Pornography; Recreation and Adventure; Feeling Good; Rape: Some Men's Pleasure; 7 Isn't Rape Men's Problem?; Cultural Origins of the Motivation to Rape; Types of Men Who Rape; ""Pedestal"" Values and Other Dangerous Attitudes; Patriarchy and the Inevitability of Sexual Violence; Afterword: Defending Against Rape; Fear of Rape; What Would a Rapist Do?; Stranger Rapes; Group Rapes; Acquaintance Rapes; Defending Against Rape

BibliographyAbout the Author; Index

<STRONG></STRONG><STRONG><EM>Understanding Sexual Violence</EM></STRONG> examines the structural supports for rape in sexually violent cultures and dispels a number of myths about sexual violence--for example, that childhood abuse, alcohol, and drugs are direct causes of rape.

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